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About me and my passion for cars

Cars and auto work have been a huge part of my family since I was itty bitty. My parents fixed cars instead of selling them and buying new ones. So instead of purchasing a $20,000 new car, they just bought $20,000 worth of tools and fixed what we had.

My dad bought a '70 Mach I Mustang and as soon as he started tearing the engine down to rebuild it, my mom started tinkering with it too. Fast forward several years and mechanical certifications later, my mom also helped rebuild the engine and tranny in her '77 Malibu Classic station wagon.

I guess to sum it up, it's a bit awkward to come home after school to an oven full of exhaust manifolds for a 351 Cleveland V8, rather than, say, cookies. But that's just how it went in our house.

My first car

A '78 Pontiac Bonneville. Was my grandma's and very big. Not huge! Just big.

Car I wish I still had

The aforementioned '78 Bonneville.

My dream car

An early 70s Plymouth station wagon, and about $20k to dump into it and have it customized. Station wagons rock!


  • Driving song: "Mob Goes Wild" by Clutch
  • Car movie: Blues Brothers (gratuitous cop chase)
  • Car game: Driver for PS1

— Profile last updated: Sep 10, 2009

Date Joined Jun 9, 2006
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Because we are all on, we all love cars for one reason or another. This enthusiast group will combine two things that are very important in my life. My love for my car and my battle against cancer. Automobile enthusiasts have a history of supporting cancer research at all...

Nebraska, United States


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Save this URL into your Favorites: " " Call or email anytime 402.465.5756 or For 2014 Event details please go to for regular updates. Full route details are posted during the registration process. Also all the Hotel...

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This Bus Just Don`t Stop!!! We are Just full of Laughs so Jump aboard and Laugh Along!!! If you have a Joke or anything that you want to let loose...For those that are LURKERS just look into the windows and Hangon....

Connecticut, United States


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Welcome to SpinningWheels-SC's Motortopia Page! High Performance Auto Parts & Accessories! Whatever your automotive passion is, we're sure you'll find the solutions on our Web site at SpinningWheels-SC! At Spinningwheels-SC we offer the best high-tech & high-performance parts that you want,...

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Oct 9, 2007 at 6:57 am
You know what? I still to this day play Driver 3 all the time. It has a 76 Corvette with a 80's style nose, but it handles good in the game and the police chases are off the hook, it's my all-time favorite game. Did you enjoy the Bullitt video? Car chases rule!!!
Peace, Buddyluv!
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Jan 31, 2007 at 11:13 am
Gee mister. You are so cute...We should "triple" again sometime!

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General Motors: Driverless Cars to be in Showrooms by 2018

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A Lexus can park itself, but that's not enough. GM wants the car to drive itself completely. A recent AP article said GM will have driverless cars for sale by 2018. DETROIT...

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